Cargill Compensation Consultant in Europe, United States

Compensation Consultant

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Job location(s): Mechelen, Belgium or region Europe


As the Global Compensation Consultant you utilize rewards knowledge to consult, lead, and deliver compensation solutions for Cargill businesses. Lead complex projects and processes with limited supervision. Support specific enterprise or function and use their understanding of business and project/process requirements to deliver successful solutions. Partner with Enterprise/Function Compensation Leaders and Global Compensation & Mobility regional leads to appropriately scope requests and activate resources for execution. Build enterprise/function-specific familiarity and expertise to identify and propose opportunities for business/function or process improvement.

Major Tasks

  • Under limited supervision, you execute and maintain total rewards processes for an enterprise or function which conform to Cargill policies.

  • Under limited supervision, you provide consult to clients and stakeholders regarding the interpretation and delivery of complex total rewards programs and processes.

  • You advocate for solutions that meet or exceed needs for Compensation areas. If necessary, perform research and best practice assessment to create or propose innovative solutions.

  • You provide expertise and identification/execution of continuous improvement opportunities.

  • You act as an enterprise or function-expert in support of other regional consultants or specialists, as needed, including incentive mapping, position evaluation, or other day-to-day requests

  • You partner and provide feedback to the Enterprise/Function Compensation Lead and Business Relationship Manager to determine project scoping, resource requirements from Global Compensation & Mobility, and prioritization.

  • You lead projects for Enterprises/Functions, Global Compensation & Mobility, and the Total Rewards COE, and hold project team resources accountable to their deliverables and ensure project execution, and act as a point of escalation for key project stakeholders.


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 5 or more years of Human Resources/Business or relevant experience

  • 3 or more years Compensation experience

  • Demonstrated experience consulting with all key stakeholder groups (i.e. Business HR, Managers/Employees, Centre of Expertise (COEs))

  • Ability to manage large scale processes and champion concepts and strategies necessary for success

  • Demonstrated track record in taking initiative, working independently and handling multiple priorities simultaneously

  • Strong written communication skills, including documenting complex processes, preparing communications and presentation materials

  • Strong oral communication skills sufficient to effectively communicate, influence, and negotiate with and present to all levels of management

  • Strong drive for results with practical, result/outcome focus

  • Ability to travel from time to time, as required, including internationally

Our Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.

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Primary Location Belgium-VAN-Mechelen

Other Locations Region - Europe

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: MEC01123